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Top Events in the USAWith the sheer size and diversity of the USA, large events are going on nearly somewhere in the country almost every week. Public holidaysThese are the holidays you can expect most government offices and banks to be closed: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas. There are often celebrations for each of these holidays. In addition, there are several public holidays that are exclusive to a few states like Cesar Chavez Day and Emancipation Day. January – The Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl GameThese take place in Pasadena, California. The Rose Bowl game is one of the most important college football games. February – Mardi GrasThis is hosted in New Orleans and is a crazy, raucous party scene.  Bourbon Street and the town of New Orleans is packed full of party-goers and colorful dress. In addition, this month also brings the Superbowl, the…

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  • Did you knowthe Hawaiian alphabet has 13 letters
  • Did you know‘Topolino’ is the name for Mickey Mouse Italy
  • Did you knowPerth is Australia’s windiest city
  • Did you knowSwitzerland eats the most chocolate equating to 10 kilos per person per year.

  • Did you knowthe only continent with no active volcanoes is Australia
  • Did you knowthe longest street in the world is Yonge street in Toronto Canada measuring 1,896 km (1,178 miles).

  • Did you knowthe croissant was invented in Austria
  • Did you knowIn eastern Africa you can buy beer brewed from bananas
  • Did you knowAfrican Grey Parrots have vocabularies of over 200 words
  • Did you knowAustralia was originally called New Holland
  • Did you know‘Lonely Planet’ for travelers is based in Melbourne Australia
  • Did you knowhippopotamuses have killed more people in Africa than any other animal.

  • Did you know the coins thrown into the Trevi fountain in Italy are collected for charity
  • Did you knowfrench fries are originally from Belgium
  • Did you knowVenetian blinds were invented in Japan
  • Did you knowthe first sailing boats were built in Egypt
  • Did you knowBrazil is named after a tree
  • Did you knowBrazil covers 50% of the South American continent
  • Did you knowBrazil borders every country in South America except Chile and Ecuador
  • Did you knowthe brand Nokia is named after a place in Southern Finland.

  • Did you knowJamaica has 120 rivers
  • Did you knowChina manufacturers 70% of the worlds toys
  • Did you knowThe Great Wall of China is approximately 6,430 Km long (3,995 miles)
  • Did you knowpaper originated from China
  • Did you knowthe wheelbarrow is invented in China
  • Did you knowtree hugging is forbidden in china
  • Did you knowIndia has the most post offices than any other country (over 100,000)
  • Did you knowIndia is home to over 200 million cows
  • Did you knowthe Taj Mahal in India is made entirely out of marble
  • Did you knowAmericans eat 35,000 tons of pasta a year
  • Did you knowAmericans throw away 44 million newspapers a day
  • Did you knowGermany borders 9 other countries
  • Did you knowPeru has more pyramids than Egypt
  • Did you knowChristmas trees originated from Germany
  • Did you knowAmericas top selling ice cream flavour is vanilla
  • Did you knowIceland consumes more Coca Cola than any other country
  • Did you knowthere are 70 million sheep in New Zealand (with 4 million people)
  • Did you knowthe worlds smallest bird is the ‘bee hummingbird’ found in Cuba
  • Did you knowthe US flag has 13 stripes (representing the original 13 states)
  • Did you knowevery day 7% of the US eats at McDonalds

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